JAKARTA (RambuEnergy) – State port operator PT Pelabuhan Indonesia (Pelindo) III, through its subsidiary Pelindo Energi Logistik (PEL) is planning to develop an LNG terminal in Lamongan, East Java.
The LNG terminal is projected to support the operations of oil and gas in the upstream sector, in particular those that have offshore operations.
The port will also function as a shorebase for offshore oil and gas companies, said Director for Transformation and Business Development of Pelindo III Toto Nugroho, as quoted by Antara news agency.
The services that can be provided include service for offshore supports vessel, truck transportation, mooring-unmooring, loading activities, provision of heavy equipments, security and others.
The LNG terminal can also function as an alternative terminal to supply LNG to the Java Island.
In developing this project, Pelindo III will cooperate with PT Perusahaan Gas Negara (PGN) subsidiary PT PGN LNG Indoneisa.
In the first phase, the LNG terminal will receive 30 MMSCFD of gas from offshore gas fields.
In the next phase, Pelindo and PGN LNG will develop gas refilling stations, that allows them to distribute LNG or gas to customers via LNG trucks. They will also build an LNG storage with capacity of 50,000 cbm.
The LNG terminal is scheduled to be operational by 2023. (*)